Sunny Leone, SunLust Pictures Land XBIZ Award Nominations

HOLLYWOOD — Adult star Sunny Leone and her company SunLust Pictures have been nominated for five XBIZ Awards for the 2011 show.

The nominations are for Feature Movie of the Year for "Gia: Portrait of a Porn Star," Crossover Star of the Year, Acting Performance of the Year - Female, Screenplay of the Year (Spencer Benedict, "Gia: Portrait of a Porn Star"), and Porn Star Site of the Year for SunnyLeone.com.

“I am so proud of my company and the response from fans. Each year is getting better and I am honored to be nominated for so many awards by XBIZ," Leone said.

The 2011 XBIZ Awards Show is scheduled for Feb. 9 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.

Leone also revealed that SunLust Pictures next documentary/feature will be out by March 2011. Details and cast will be announced soon.